A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 11-01-2019

11-01-2019

Topic: Untangling the mysteries of the Pittsburgh road network

Guest: Vince Guerrieri

How Topic Discussed: Vince Guerrieri has published an article for Citylab about the Allegheny County belt route system. Who devised this scheme, and why? How does it benefit motorists? How is the belt route plan tied to the history of early 20th century transportation? Why is the plan more or less unique to the Pittsburgh area? What does it tell us about the Pittsburgh region at mid-century?

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